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2014 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards program

September 9, 2013  by Press release

September 9, 2013 – The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy is accepting nominations for the third year of the U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards.

These awards recognize outstanding dairy farms, businesses and collaborative partnerships for management practices that are good for the community, good for the planet, and good for business. Nominations are open through Nov. 15 in the following categories: Outstanding Dairy Farm Sustainability; Outstanding Dairy Processing & Manufacturing Sustainability; Outstanding Achievement in Renewable Energy; Outstanding Achievement in Energy Efficiency.

Winners will be announced in Washington D.C. in April 2014. The deadline for applications is Nov. 15, 2013. There is no fee to enter.

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To help kick off the new call for nominations, the Innovation Center created the Dairy’s Sustainability Journey, a new video documentary series produced in collaboration with World Wildlife Fund. The short videos feature the 2013 winners of the U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards on their respective farm or operation, sharing their stewardship stories and sustainability practices in action.


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